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A NEW VOLUME WAS COMMENCED ON THE IST OF NOVEMBER,
THE NATIONAL MAGAZINE for NOVEMBER Contains :
Lord Palmerston. By J. Ewing RITCHIE--My Margate Serenade-Lost and Found, with two beautiful Illustrations-Adele Dupassier. By C. W. STOKES—Dr. Croly; a Pulpit Sketch-An Odd Fish-Sundown. By EDWARD COPPING, Author of " Aspects of Paris," &c.—The Poetical Thresher - The Legend of the Lotus—The House of Commons and the Early Closing Movement--Dournemouth. By GODFRAY TURNER—Literary Notices-Progress of Science, &c. Engravings: Youth--Dentatus - Shipwreck of Sindbad--and Charlemagne and the Saxons-with appropriate Letter-press.
THE NATIONAL MAGAZINE for DECEMBER Contains :
Lord John Russell ; a Parliamentary Sketch. By J. Ewing RITCHIE—A Growl-
THE NATIONAL MAGAZINE for JANUARY Contained :
John Bright; a Parliamentary Sketch. By J. Ewing RITCHIE-A Visit to Portland
The FEBRUARY NUMBER will contain a Sketch of RICHARD
In the MARCH NUMBER will be commenced a Tale, by
JOIN SAUNDERS, Esq., Author of “Love's Martyrdom," entitled “The Shadow in the House."
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CONTENTS OF VOL. I.
No. II. – JULY, 1858. 1. Meliora.
1. Paterson, Founder of the Bank of England. 2. Symbolisms of the Human Form.
2. Consolidation & Amendment of the Statuto Law, 3. The East India Company and the Opium Trade. 3. How shall we dispose of our Dead ? 4. The Morals of Business.
4. Homer : his Translators and Commentators. 5. The Place of Temperance in Science.
5. The Social Power of the Pulpit. 6. The Vices of the Streets.
6. Popular Art-Education. 7. Reformatory Schools.
7. Temperance in History and Legislation. 8. Keeping up appearances : A Novelette.
8. Our Friends in Council. 9. Record of Social Politics.
9. Record of Social Politics, 10. Review of Current Literature.
10. Literary Reviews. No, III. - OCTOBER, 1858,
No. IV. - JANUARY, 1859. 1. Life in Arcadia
1. Progress of Prison Discipline. 2. Recent Travels in Norway.
2. Morals of France in berContemporary Literature 3. The Philosophy of Wages.
3. Carlyle and his Writings. 4. Social Claims and Aspects of Science.
4. Cotton Supply. 5. Genius and Prospects of Negroes.
5. The Philosophy of the Temperance Reformation. 6. The History of the Struggle in Maine.
6. Friends in Council. 7. Caste: A Tale.
7. Records of Social Politics and Literary Reviews.
CONTENTS OF VOL. II.
No. VI. - JULY, 1859. 1. The Literature of Labour.
1. The Science of Philanthropy. 2. Douglas Jerrold.
2. Memoirs and Chronicles of French Literature. 3. The British Workman.
3. Penny Savings Banks. 4. The Rev. John Clay.
4. Types of Disease and Crime. 5 Liberty, and Mr. J. S. Mill.
5. Death in Coal-Pits. 6. Our Friends in Council.
6. Education versus Drunkenness. 7. Record of Social Politics.
7. Union Surgeons. 8. Literary Reviews.
8. Record of Social Politics.
No. VIII. - JANUARY, 1860.
1. Libraries for the People.
2. The Employment of Women. 1. Lectures and Lecturing.
3. Lyrical Poetry in France, 2. Mechanics' Institutes.
4. Liberty and Law. 3. Tennyson and his Poetry.
5. Strikes. 4. The Church and the Liquor Traffic.
6. For Life: A Tale. 5. Revolutions of Race in England.
7. Our Friends in Council. 6. What 'Il you Drink !
8. Record of Social Politics. 7. Records of Social Politics.
9. Literary Reviews.
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